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Idioms for whack

    out of whack, Informal. out of order or alignment; not in proper condition.

Origin of whack

1
First recorded in 1710–20; originally dialect, Scots form of thwack; cf. whang2, whittle

OTHER WORDS FROM whack

whacker, noun

Definition for whack (2 of 2)

whack2
[ hwak, wak ]
/ ʰwæk, wæk /

noun, adjective

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Example sentences from the Web for whack

  • Whacker, a lie of unusual dimensions, sometimes called a round un.

    The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
  • Whacker and his colleague desired to be rid of one who threatened to ruin them.

    Captain Blood|Rafael Sabatini

British Dictionary definitions for whack

whack
/ (wæk) /

verb (tr)

noun

interjection

an exclamation imitating the noise of a sharp resounding blow

Derived forms of whack

whacker, noun

Word Origin for whack

C18: perhaps a variant of thwack, ultimately of imitative origin
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Idioms and Phrases with whack

whack

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